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Pennsylvania Wine-Shipping Laws Declared Unconstitutional

Courts and proposed legislation move toward allowing direct-to-consumer shipments from out-of-state wineries

Posted: November 9, 2005  By Eric Arnold

News & Features  :  News

Pennsylvania Faces Direct-Shipping Lawsuits and Legislation

Court temporarily prevents state from ending local wineries' deliveries to consumers; more permanent solution expected soon

Posted: November 8, 2005  By Eric Arnold

News & Features  :  News

Judge's Ruling Opens Michigan to Direct Shipping

Michigan residents are legally permitted to order wine, pending new legislation establishing limits and procedures

Posted: November 3, 2005  By Eric Arnold

Oct. 15, 2005 Issue  :  News

Courts Overturn More Shipping Bans

Ohio begins allowing out-of-state wine orders; Florida holds off

Posted: October 15, 2005  By Eric Arnold, Dana Nigro

News & Features  :  News

Federal Judge Rules Massachusetts Direct-Shipping Laws Are Unconstitutional

Decision follows similar actions in Ohio and Florida; shipments will be permitted until legislature acts

Posted: October 7, 2005  By Eric Arnold, Dana Nigro

Sept. 30, 2005 Issue  :  News

New York Votes to Allow Direct Shipments of Wine From Other States

Posted: September 30, 2005  

News & Features  :  News

Oregon Opens Direct Shipping to New York

Differences in two states' laws kept producers and consumers closed-off from each other, but new advisory removes legal impediment

Posted: September 26, 2005  By Eric Arnold

News & Features  :  News

New Lawsuit Challenges Arizona's Wine-Shipping Ban

State joins several others where consumers and small wineries are using the courts to open the market for fine wine

Posted: September 20, 2005  By Dana Nigro

News & Features  :  News

Direct-Shipping Bill Introduced in Ohio

Legislation quickly follows judge's order to allow wine shipments, but passage is uncertain

Posted: September 14, 2005  By Eric Arnold

News & Features  :  News

Wine-Shipping Bill Moves Ahead in Michigan

Advocates and opponents alike frustrated with compromises on direct sales to consumers, retailers and restaurants

Posted: September 9, 2005  By Eric Arnold

Aug. 31, 2005 Issue  :  News

Connecticut Wine Laws Expanded

Posted: August 31, 2005  

News & Features  :  News

Louisiana Wineries Struggle for Survival

Wineries have 90-day window to find a distributor to replace their direct-sales business taken away by a new law

Posted: August 24, 2005  By Eric Arnold

News & Features  :  News

California Legislation Seeks Limits on Out-of-State Retailers

Shipments allowed only from states with similar statutes on the books

Posted: August 23, 2005  By Daniel Sogg

News & Features  :  News

Wisconsin Residents Free to Order More Wine

Provision in state budget ups limit to three cases per year

Posted: August 12, 2005  By Eric Arnold

News & Features  :  News

Wineries Get Another Tool for Preventing Sales to Minors

Wine Institute offers ChoicePoint for age verification of potential customers

Posted: August 12, 2005  By Eric Arnold

News & Features  :  News

Court Rules Florida's Wine-Shipping Ban Unconstitutional

Decision comes only a few weeks after Ohio is forced to allow interstate deliveries to consumers

Posted: August 8, 2005  By Dana Nigro

News & Features  :  News

North Dakota Expands Its Direct-Shipping Laws

Reciprocity statute opens lanes between consumers and wineries in several other states

Posted: August 5, 2005  By Eric Arnold

July 31, 2005 Issue  :  News


Posted: July 31, 2005  

July 31, 2005 Issue  :  News

Supreme Court Lifts Shipping Bans

Michigan and New York laws overturned; battle returns to states

Posted: July 31, 2005  By Dana Nigro

July 31, 2005 Issue  :  Columns

A Supreme Decision

Posted: July 31, 2005  By Marvin R. Shanken, Thomas Matthews

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